Tag Archive: Spain

Jul 17 2017

Dotted Sea-slug (Peltodoris atromaculata)

Photo credit: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website)     The photo was taken in Granada (Spain) Introduction: The species is a marine gastropod molluscs that belongs to the family Discodorididae, class Gastropoda and phylum Mollusca which has been known as Peltodoris atromaculata or sometimes reported as Discodoris atromaculata. The Dotted Sea-Slug …

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Mar 07 2017

Cleaning relationship between sunfish (client fish) and wrasses (cleaner fish)- Video

Video client: Patricia Martin Cabrera Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel)   This video was filmed in the Mediterranean Sea of Granada (Spain). The video shows a specimen of sunfish (Mola mola) upon receiving a cleaning service from a small fish of the Mediterranean rainbow wrasse in a symbolic relationship. The …

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Oct 20 2015

Fish feeding in off-shore marine cages in Spain – Video

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Marine cages are usually located away of the coast in order to enjoy better water quality as well as well as to reduce the pollutant impacts. In such systems and as shown in this 3-min video (filmed in Spain), automated feeding system is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://fishconsult.org/?p=12939

Oct 23 2014

How to harvest European seabass from off-shore cages in Spain- Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the video channel and website) The video shows the process of the harvesting of European seabass (Dicentrachus labrax) grown in off-shore cages in Spain. The first part of the video shows the crowding of harvested fish while the last part of the video …

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Aug 12 2014

Cage culture of meagre in Spain – Video

Video credit: Ahmed Shaheen (Egypt) Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) The farming of meagre, Argyrosomus regius in Spain started in 2004 peaking in 2010 whereas its production amounted 3250 tons before declining in 2011 and further declining in 2012 whereas the meagre production amounted 1640 tons. Although meagre …

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May 26 2014

Raceway culture of rainbow trout in Spain

Credit: Ahmed Zaki (Egypt) The photos show the raceways in which the intensive culture of rainbow trout takes place. Each raceway measures 5 m x 50 m with a depth of one meter. The 50-g fingerlings maintained in the nursery tanks are moved to the grow-out raceways using pumps. This particular farm produces 1000 tons …

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Feb 28 2014

Use of creel in the recovery plan of European eels in Spain

Credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) The recovery plan of the European eel, Anguilla anguilla, includes an review of the creels that had been previously placed in the National and Natural Park Doñana as well as also in the Guadiamar Green Corridor. This activity is carried out in order to keep track of the biological conditions …

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Feb 20 2014

Recovery plan of the European eel, Anguilla anguilla in the Guadalquivir River basin, Spain

Credit: Glenda Vélez Calabria (Colombia) The photos show a part of the program carried out in the University of Cordoba, Spain. The university program contributes to the EU-funded program on the recovery plan for the European eel in the Guadalquivir River basin. This project component includes two stages which are namely, field trips and determination of …

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Sep 13 2012

Tuna meat display in “La Boquera” market, Barcelona – Spain (color and flavor)

Credit: Gabriel Salvo Parra (Chile)                                                           Description: Abdel Rahman El Gamal The swimming nature of tunas influences the color and flavor of tuna meat. The red coloration derives …

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Aug 23 2012

Seafood display in the Municipal Market “La Boquera”, Barcelona (Spain)

Credit: Gabriel Salvo (Chile)                             Supplemented text: Abdel Rahman El Gamal These photos were taken in the Municipal market “La Boquera”, Barcelona, Spain The variety of seafood displayed in the two photos indicates the high per capita consumption of seafood in Spain. …

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